Rosetta Stone Library Edition: Language Learning Including ESL Library Card Required.

Immersion language learning for 30 languages including English (ESL)! Online courses are available in different proficiency levels and structured around core lessons that help build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills using interactive voice comparison, illustrative images, quizzes, and challenges. 

General instructions:

  • Headphones or speakers should be connected to your computer before you open your browser; Rosetta Stone may not work if you don't.
  • When prompted for your "Patron ID" to log in to Rosetta Stone, enter your SCCLD library card number.
  • To change languages, or to study more than one language, log out of Rosetta Stone completely and re-enter the site through this page. 
  • Recommended browsers are Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox (current and previous three versions), Safari 12, and Edge Chromium (current version).  System requirements. Flash is no longer required except for these languages (Indonesian, Swahili, Pashto, Urdu, and Dari), or if you use Internet Explorer. To enable flash in your browser, please view these instructions

From a desktop or laptop:

  1. Go to Rosetta Stone from our website to sign in with your email address and password.
  2. Select Rosetta Stone, then login and choose a language. 
  3. Follow the prompts to customize your experience and begin learning at your own pace.
    • Under "My Lessons" --> "Show Menu" you can view all the units available. 
    • Under "Extended Learning" --> "Phrasebook" you can access and learn more about the most commonly used phrases. 
    • Under "Extended Learning" --> "Audio Companion" you can download MP3 files to listen to complimentary audio files on the go.
    • To adjust your settings, click the "Wheel" icon on the top right-hand corner for more options.

Going mobile?

Rosetta Stone also provides a mobile app for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire. First-time users: Download and install the Rosetta Stone mobile app, but do not open it.

  1. On your mobile device, always login to Rosetta Stone via our website first.
  2. Select Rosetta Stone, then login and choose a language.
  3. Launch Rosetta Stone Language Foundation.
  4. The app will automatically open.
  5. Click on Sign In. Select the Work & School option and login with your Rosetta Stone credentials. The "Namespace" should display the word "scc".
  6. To adjust your settings click the "Wheel" icon on the upper right-hand corner for more options. 

Great for the car, too!

The Audio Companion provides audio-only files that go along with each lesson.

  1. Under "Extended Learning" select Audio Companion or download the MP3 files for your language and begin listening.
  2. Burn an audio-formatted CD for a car stereo or handheld player. (optional). Here's what you can expect: Audio Companion Guide (PDF)

Languages offered include:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Dari
  • Dutch
  • English (American)
  • English (British)
  • Filipino (Tagalog)
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Pashto
  • Persian (Farsi)
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese